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U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study Finds
U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study Finds MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of U.S. children and teens have been physically assaulted -- mostly by siblings and peers -- in the past year, a new study finds. ...
Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study
Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Under-the-tongue pills for hay fever sufferers provide little symptom relief and often come with bothersome side effects, new research finds. Under...
Umbilical Cord 'Milking' May Help Preemies Delivered by C-Section
Umbilical Cord 'Milking' May Help Preemies Delivered by C-Section TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gently massaging the umbilical cords of preterm infants delivered by C-section may improve their blood pressure, boost blood flow and increase...
Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA
Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The prescription drops your child is using for ear pain could be among 16 unapproved medications targeted this week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. These drugs,...
U.S. Dialysis Patients Increasingly Live in Poor Areas
U.S. Dialysis Patients Increasingly Live in Poor Areas WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of kidney dialysis patients in the United States live in poor neighborhoods, a study finds. Kidney dialysis rates in the United Sta...
Using Same Hospital for Complications After Surgery Lowers Death Risk: Study
Using Same Hospital for Complications After Surgery Lowers Death Risk: Study THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery patients who suffer complications after discharge from a hospital are more likely to die if they're readmitted to a differ...
U.S. Birth Rate Records First Rise in 7 Years
U.S. Birth Rate Records First Rise in 7 Years WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The overall birth rate in the United States rose a bit for the first time in seven years in 2014, according to new federal government data. The same report, fro...
U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries
U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of U.S. kids are landing in the ER because of self-inflicted injuries, a new study finds. Between 2009 and 2012, self-injuries acco...
Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade
Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade THURSDAY, June 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Underage drinking in the United States is declining. But, alcohol remains the most widely used substance of abuse among American children, federal researchers reported T...
U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day
U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day THURSDAY, June 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American children and teens aren't consuming enough liquids -- especially water -- and that lack of hydration could affect their physical and mental health, ...